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Electric eel.  Like other members of the South American knifefish family, the electric eel relies on electrolocation to navigate in find food in murky water.  However, its electric organs are more powerful than its relatives, allowing it to produce sufficiently high voltage pulses to stun predators and prey, Electrophorus electricus Add To Light Table Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile, Scorpaenodes xyris, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Add To Light Table Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile, Scorpaenodes xyris, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Add To Light Table
Electric eel. Like other members of the South American knifefish family, the electric eel relies on electrolocation to navigate in find food in murky water. However, its electric organs are more powerful than its relatives, allowing it to produce sufficiently high voltage pulses to stun predators and prey.
Image ID: 13989  
Species: Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus
 
Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile.
Image ID: 04616  
Species: Rainbow scorpionfish, Scorpaenodes xyris
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
 
Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile.
Image ID: 04617  
Species: Rainbow scorpionfish, Scorpaenodes xyris
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
 
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Add To Light Table Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Add To Light Table Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Add To Light Table
Flathead scorpionfish.
Image ID: 05235  
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
 
Flathead scorpionfish.
Image ID: 05267  
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
 
Flathead scorpionfish.
Image ID: 07096  
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
 
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Add To Light Table Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Add To Light Table Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Add To Light Table
Flathead scorpionfish.
Image ID: 07099  
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
 
Flathead scorpionfish.
Image ID: 07100  
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
 
Flathead scorpionfish.
Image ID: 02042  
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
 
Unidentified scorpionfish, Scorpaenpsis Add To Light Table Electric catfish, native to Africa, Malapterurus electricus Add To Light Table
Unidentified scorpionfish.
Image ID: 08899  
Species: Scorpaenpsis
 
Electric catfish, native to Africa.
Image ID: 09815  
Species: Electric catfish, Malapterurus electricus
 


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Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Electric
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Venomous
Animal  >  Fish  >  Freshwater Fish
Animal  >  Fish  >  Freshwater Fish  >  Africa
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific  >  California / Baja California
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Rockfish / Scorpionfish (Scorpaenidae)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Red Sea  >  Egypt
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  International  >  Isla Guadalupe Special Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Location  >  World  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea
Location  >  World  >  Mexico  >  Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Subject  >  Technique  >  Captivity  >  Aquarium
Subject  >  Technique  >  Underwater

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Electrophorus electricus
Malapterurus electricus
Scorpaenodes xyris
Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Scorpaenpsis sp.

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Updated: October 28, 2020